Welcome to the memorial page for

Rita D. (Latraverse) Moyen

December 5, 2017

Rita D. (Latraverse) Moyen, 89, of Woonsocket, died December 5, 2017 in the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Centre.  She was the wife of Normand L. Moyen and celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary in April of this year. Born in and a lifelong resident of Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Phillipe and Noella (Boisvert) Latraverse.

She worked at General Instruments, Woonsocket prior to working for Phillips Amperex, North Smithfield for over twenty years. Rita loved growing flowers in her yard, knitting, crocheting and playing cards with “the couples” (her/Normand’s friends). Above all she was a loving wife, devoted mother and a proud grandmother and great-grandmother.

Besides her husband Normand, Rita is survived by three daughters, Michelle McClure and her husband Greg of Hopkinton, MA; Celeste Buchanan and her husband Paul of Somerset, MA; Nicole Aucoin and her partner Marcel Girard of Blackstone, MA; two granddaughters, Erin McClure and Jacqueline Buchanan as well as one great grandson, Duncan Thompson. She was preceded in death by her sister, Helene LaBarre.

To celebrate her life, her funeral will be held Monday, December 11, 2017 at 9 AM from the Holt Funeral Home, 510 S. Main St., Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Agatha's Church, 34 Joffre Ave., Woonsocket. Burial will follow in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, 314 Wrentham Road, Bellingham, MA. Calling hours are Sunday from 4 - 7 PM in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, RI Chapter, 245 Waterman St. Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

Alzheimer's Association RI Chapter
245 Waterman Street Suite 306, Providence RI 02906

 Service Information

December 10, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Holt Funeral Home
510 So. Main St.
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Mass of Christian Burial
December 11, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Agatha’s Church
34 Joffre Ave.
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Interment following funeral service
December 11, 2017

St. John the Baptist Cemetery
314 Wrentham Rd.
Bellingham, MA 02019

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